Canadiens goaltender Jose Theodore won't appeal a December drug test in which he tested positive for a steroid.
The NHL believes it has a solid, evolving drug-testing policy. World Anti-Doping Agency president Dick Pound thinks it's a sham. And the testing debate rages on.
All drug tests given to NHL players were clean during the first season of the league's anti-doping program.
The new drug-testing policy is in effect, and Terry Frei says test away. There will never be a big drug epidemic in hockey.
The NHL is set to introduce a new drug-testing policy with stiff penalties for players who test positive for performance-enhancing substances, The Canadian Press reported Thursday.